## Mandelbrot Fractal

I was inspired by a My Favorite presentation from a student on the Mandelbrot fractal. I played around for a half hour at school without a ton of success, but I sorted out the sticking points on the way home, … Continue reading

I was inspired by a My Favorite presentation from a student on the Mandelbrot fractal. I played around for a half hour at school without a ton of success, but I sorted out the sticking points on the way home, … Continue reading

I prepared a small demonstration of the Chaos gameĀ for some math teachers. First we used transparencies, markers, dice, and rulers, but humans are mistake-prone and slow. To The Computer! I decided to experiment with the rules of the game to … Continue reading

Buffon’s Needle is a famous way to (slowly) estimate . Here’s a processing.org program to calculate (to keep the math-hipster hatred of -day at a critical point and concave up). Link to live simulation and code. All variables are easy to … Continue reading

This is a crosspost from my Photo 180 blog. Power Series work in AP Calculus BC. Process: Since it’s a infinite series, look at partial sums to get an idea what this graph looks like. So look at … Perfect … Continue reading

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Based on a work at http://recursiveprocess.com/.